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PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANIES

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2004 Session
(CD) Carried over from 2004 session but died in committee on or before December 10th


Cellular telephones; prohibits use of hand-held devices while driving, except in emergency. Adding  46.2-819.4. (Patron-Ticer, SB 1081 (F))
Cellular telephones; prohibits use while driving. Adding 46.2-1078.1. (Patron-Parrish, HB 1830 (F); Jones, D.C., HB 1962 (F))
Cellular telephones; retailer to have recycling system for acceptance and collection of used. Amending  10.1-2500; adding  10.1-1425.26:1 through 10.1-1425.26:6. (Patron-Deeds, SB 1317 (F))
Deed of trust; utility easement. Amending  55-59. (Patron-Bryant, HB 2370 (F))
Driver’s license, provisional; prohibits use of cellular telephone or any other wireless telecommunications device, exception. Amending  46.2-334.01 and 46.2-1094. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 966 (F))
Driver’s license, provisional; prohibits use of cellular telephone or any wireless telecommunications devices. Amending 46.2-334.01. (Patron-Mims, SB 784 (I) See SB966)
Electric generating facilities; to meet emissions reductions in severe nonattainment areas. Adding  10.1-1322.5. (Patron-Van Landingham, HB 113 (CD); Van Landingham, HB 2546 (F))
Electric utility providers; minimum stay requirement by commercial and industrial customers. Amending  56-577 and 56-583. (Patron-Watkins, SB 117 (CD))
Electric utility restructuring; municipal and state aggregation. Amending  56-589. (Patron-Watkins, SB 116 (CD))
Electric utility restructuring; protection of state jurisdiction, customer choice suspended. Adding  56-577.1. (Patron-Morgan, HB 264 (CD))
Electric utility restructuring; stranded costs, overearnings. Amending  30-205, 56-582, 56-583 and 56-584. (Patron-Morgan, HB 265 (CD))
Electric Utility Restructuring Act and Commission on Electric Utility Restructuring; abolished. Amending  10.1-1186.2:1, 15.2-1901, 56-231.24, 56-231.49, 56-235.8, 58.1-2900, 58.1-3814 and 62.1-44.15:5; adding  56-265.2:2; repealing  30-201 through 30-209, 56-576 through 56-596 and Chapter 633, 1998 Acts. (Patron-Orrock, HB 1268 (CD))
Electrical generating facilities; certificates. Amending  56-580. (Patron-Norment, SB 239 (CD))
Electrical transmission lines; State Corporation Commission to analyze installation of underground in certain localities, report. (Patron-Mims, SB 783 (Chapter 332))
Fax machines; identification of sender of advertising materials. Amending  8.01-40.2. (Patron-Brink, HB 2285 (F))
Freedom of Information Act; exempts certain local wireless service authorities. Amending  2.2-3705.6 and 2.2-3711. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2404 (Chapter 411))
Freedom of Information Act; exempts proprietary records of cable television and telecommunication services provided by localities. Amending  2.2-3705.6, 2.2-3711, 15.2-2160 and 56-265.4:4; adding  15.2-2108.18. (Patron-Wampler, SB 959 (Chapter 258))
Freedom of Information Act; exempts proprietary records of cable television and telecommunication services provided by localities. Amending  2.2-3705.6 and 2.2-3711; adding 15.2-2108.18. (Patron-Wampler, SB 879 (F))
Gas pipeline safety; regulation by State Corporation Commission. Amending  56-257.2; repealing  56-5.1 and 56-257.3. (Patron-Watkins, SB 987 (Chapter 35))
Landfill gas; increases number of commercial or industrial customers to which company may sell or deliver. Amending 56-265.1. (Patron-Watkins, SB 798 (Chapter 22))
Mechanics’ liens; easements of public service company, etc. Amending  43-3. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 704 (F))
Personal property tax; rate on wind turbine generating equipment of electric suppliers. Amending  58.1-2606. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1011 (F))
Prisoners; illegal possession of cellular telephone, penalty. Adding  18.2-431.1. (Patron-Albo, HB 2213 (Chapter 171); Puckett, SB 940 (F))
Public service districts; powers to include burying of high voltage power lines. Amending  15.2-2403. (Patron-May, HB 2877 (F))
Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002; changes in provisions. Amending  56-575.1 through 56-575.5, 56-575.7 through 56-575.13 and 56-575.16; adding  56-575.3:1 and 56-575.9:1. (Patron-Stosch, SB 1107 (Chapter 865))
Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002; definition of qualifying project. Amending  56-575.1. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1945 (Chapter 618))
Public-Private Transportation Act; allows local governments to act as responsible public entities. Amending  56-557. (Patron-Saxman, HB 2443 (I) See HB2666)
Public-Private Transportation Act; prohibits imposition of tolls on existing interstate highways. Amending  56-565. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1348 (CD))
Public-Private Transportation Act; provisions for streamlining and enhancing. Amending  56-557 through 56-561, 56-563 through 56-572 and 56-573.1; adding  56-566.1, 56-566.2 and 56-567.1. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 2666 (Chapter 562); Stosch, SB 1108 (Chapter 504))
Public-Private Transportation Act; schedule of deadlines for consideration of solicited or unsolicited proposals made to Department of Transportation. Amending  56-560. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 2812 (F))
Railroads; passenger rail service liability. Adding  56-446.1. (Patron-Janis, HB 2898 (F))
Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include telecommunications and telephone companies. Amending  58.1-609.3. (Patron-Byron, HB 2057 (F); Hull, HB 2889 (F); Norment, SB 1116 (F))
Telecommunications relay service; allows purchase of equipment for use by hearing-impaired persons using relay service. Amending 56-484.5. (Patron-Morgan, HB 2713 (F))
Telecommunications services provided by localities; cost allocations. Amending  15.2-2160 and 56-265.4:4. (Patron-Wampler, SB 960 (F))
Telephone companies; basic services regulation. Amending  56-1; adding  56-235.5:1. (Patron-Norment, SB 383 (CD))
Telephone companies; filing a cost allocation manual. Amending 56-265.4:4. (Patron-Wampler, SB 282 (CD))
Telephone or telegraph communications; interfering with emergency use thereof, penalty. Amending  18.2-164. (Patron-Janis, HB 1618 (F))
Telephone Privacy Protection Act; prohibits telephone solicitation to persons on National Do-Not-Call Registry, date change made consistent with federal regulations. Amending  59.1-514. (Patron-Nixon, HB 2055 (Chapter 296))
Telephone systems within correctional facilities; Department of Corrections to offer debit or prepaid systems. Adding 53.1-1.1. (Patron-Dillard, HB 1765 (Chapter 612))
Underground electrical transmission lines; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study desirability of using. (Patron-May, HJR 690 (F))
Underground relocation of utilities; certain localities may impose special assessments therefor. Amending  15.2-2404. (Patron-May, HB 2878 (Chapter 854))
Underground Utility Damage Prevention Act, Task Force Study to Determine Operation and Effectiveness of; Report of State Corporation Commission (Chapter 841, 2002 Acts). (SD 4)
Underground Utility Distribution Lines, Placement of; Report of State Corporation Commission (HJR 153, 2004). (HD 30)
Underground utility line damage prevention; requires notification of abandoned lines to excavator-operator information exchange system. Amending  56-265.19. (Patron-Nixon, HB 2053 (Chapter 395))
Utility assessments; includes City of Chesapeake on list of localities that may charge entire cost of utility improvements. Amending  15.2-2406. (Patron-Quayle, SB 1230 (Chapter 515))
Utility tax; imposition on local consumers in Town of Dumfries for mobile phone usage. Amending  58.1-3812. (Patron-Colgan, SB 801 (Chapter 206))
Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP); exempt from regulation by State Corporation Commission. Amending  56-1 and 58.1-3812. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 673 (CD))
Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) service; exempt from regulation by State Corporation Commission. Amending  56-1; adding 56-1.3. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1804 (F))
Water and sewer systems; localities to require developers to extend and connect to abutting or adjacent public systems. Amending 15.2-2121 and 15.2-2242. (Patron-Byron, HB 2865 (Chapter 567))
Water systems and small water utilities; requires emergency electricity generation systems. Amending  56-265.13:4; adding 56-265.11:2. (Patron-Barlow, HB 967 (CD))
Wireless E-911 Services Board; changes in provisions. Amending 56-484.12, 56-484.14, 56-484.16 and 56-484.17. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1159 (Chapter 942))
Wireless service authorities; approval to offer high-speed data and Internet services to localities not required. Amending 56-484.7:1. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2395 (F))
Wireless service authority; allows multiple localities to create. Amending  15.2-5431.3. (Patron-Nutter, HB 2158 (Chapter 299))
2005 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact Legislative Information, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23219. Telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 06/23/05